Étang Bailly

Saône-et-Loire  >  France

The Bailly pond is one of the richest bodies of water in the area. Its large expanses of reed beds attract many birds.

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Most recent update 5 January 2021
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L'étang Bailly is a Natura 2000 reserve where many water birds can be seen. Ducks are widely represented with breeders as Common Pochard, Gadwall and Red-crested Pochard. In the spring the reed birds are also very present. You can observe Reed Warbler, Great Reed Warbler and Reed Bunting. Among the herons you can find Purple Heron, Little Bittern, Great Egret or more rarely Great Bittern.


Français: L'étang Bailly, est l'un des plans d'eau les plus riches du secteur. Ses grandes étendues de roselière attire tout un cortège d'oiseaux. Étang inclut dans la zone Natura 2000, propriété et géré par le conservatoire des espaces naturels de Bourgogne. Les anatidés sont très représentés et nicheurs sur le site comme le Common Pochard , le Gadwall et la Red-crested Pochard. Au printemps les oiseaux paludicoles se font plus présent on peut y observer la Reed Warbler , la Great Reed Warbler, le Reed Bunting. Parmi les hérons on retrouve au cours de l'année , le Purple Heron , le Little Bittern , la Great Egret ou plus rare le Great Bittern.



It is accessed by the "route de Longbois" the only point of view on the pond is located along the road near the main valve of the pond.


Français: On y accède par la "route de Longbois" le seul point de vue sur l'étang se situe le long de la route à proximité de la vanne principale de l'étang.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Forest , Reedbeds



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration


Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Wheelchair , Foot , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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